Welcome to the memorial page for

Michael Francis Shine

February 20, 1953 ~ April 2, 2017 (age 64)

Michael Francis Shine, 64, of Mt. Carmel, Illinois, passed away Sunday, April 2, 2017, at Good Samaritan Hospital.


          He was born February 20, 1953, in Mt. Carmel, Illinois, the son of Edward Mack and Mary Frances (Walker) Shine.   He attended Mt. Carmel High School.  On June 4, 1982, Mike married Melinda K. Seago in Mt. Carmel.


          Mike worked in construction and as a pipefitter.  He was of Catholic faith.  Mike was an avid arrowhead hunter and a member of the Illinois Archeological Society.


          Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 34 years, Melinda; children, Edward Mac Shine of Evansville, Indiana, Michael William Shine, Jesse Alan Shine and Mason Samuel Shine, all of Mt. Carmel; grandchildren, Aleighea Nidey and Asher Mathias Shine; and sister, Laura Shine of Evansville, Indiana. 


          Preceding him in death were his parents, Edward and Mary Frances Shine.


          Visitation will be held Friday, April 7, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00  p.m. in the Chapel of Short Funeral Home, 527 N. Mulberry Street, Mt. Carmel, Illinois.


          A graveside funeral service will follow Friday, April 7, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. at Oddfellows Cemetery (IOOF) North Main Street, Princeton, Indiana.


          Condolences may be made online at


          Short-Cunningham Funeral Home is honored to serve Mike’s family.

 Service Information

April 7, 2017

4:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Short Funeral Home
527 N Mulberry Street
Mt. Carmel, IL 62863

Graveside Service
April 7, 2017

11:00 PM
Oddfellows Cemetery
North Main Street
Princeton, IN 47670

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